StageL Aooeared in David Rabe
's "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel" at Joseph Papp's Public Theatre in New York.
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Did You Know?
When I felt unsure of my abilities and terrified of the whole enterprise, I said to myself, 'You're an actor, right? So act like a director.'
His mother, Elenore (Pottasch), acted under the surname Barry. His father, Elmer Balaban
(1909-2001), was the last surviving of seven Balaban brothers, who dominated the theater business in Chicago and in much of the Midwest. The Balaban boys built city's first "supercolossal" theaters, the 700-seat Circle and the 2,000-seat Central Park. Bob's uncle, Barney Balaban
, became chairman of Paramount ...